U2’s Every Breaking Wave by Aoife McArdle.

This out from U2 – a short film by Aoife McArdle.

Belfast-based film maker Aoife made the 13-minute film love story between a young couple from either side of the sectarian divide.

It’s set in the early 1980s with tracks from U2’s latest album Songs of Innocence used as the soundtrack – the main one of which being Every Breaking Wave, and ending with The Troubles.

Stiff Little Fingers’ iconic Alternative Ulster also appears on the soundtrack.

The Edge says of the project: ‘The Aoife McArdle short film expands on the theme of Songs of Innocence which was largely rooted in our experience growing up in the early eighties in Dublin.

‘Aoife chose west Belfast in the same period, as it was the neighborhood that was so formative to her.’

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